Pritzker moves Bailey lawsuit to federal court in tactical move that could stall ruling on his stay-at-home order
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Governor J.B. Pritzker. | Getty

The move comes one day before a hearing in front of a skeptical downstate judge. One day before a hearing scheduled to be held before a skeptical downstate judge that threatened his stay-at-home order, a lawyer for Gov. J.B. Pritzker removed a lawsuit from Rep. Darren Bailey out of state court in Clay County and into federal court.

It wasn’t immediately clear what the move would mean for the court hearing on Friday before Clay County Judge Michael McHaney, who...

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